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Two-goal win not enough for Austria against Malmö

Published: Thursday 15 December 2011, 23.00CET
FK Austria Wien 2-0 Malmö FF
Michael Liendl and Nacer Barazite scored against the already eliminated Swedish side but it proved in vain as the hosts go out on goal difference.
Two-goal win not enough for Austria against Malmö
Michael Liendl (centre) shows his delight after opening the scoring for Austria ©Getty Images

Match statistics

Austria WienMalmö

Goals scored2
 
0
Attempts on target7
 
3
Attempts off target9
 
0
Corners7
 
5
Offsides1
 
1
Fouls committed7
 
10
Yellow cards0
1
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

Group G

PPts
1FC Metalist Kharkiv Metalist614
2AZ Alkmaar AZ68
3FK Austria Wien Austria Wien68
4Malmö FF Malmö61
Last updated: 17/05/2012 12:39 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 
Published: Thursday 15 December 2011, 23.00CET

Two-goal win not enough for Austria against Malmö

FK Austria Wien 2-0 Malmö FF
Michael Liendl and Nacer Barazite scored against the already eliminated Swedish side but it proved in vain as the hosts go out on goal difference.

FK Austria Wien fulfilled their side of the bargain by beating already eliminated Malmö FF but bowed out of the competition after AZ Alkmaar secured the point they needed at FC Metalist Kharkiv to reach the last 32 on goal difference.

In order to qualify Austria needed to secure a sizeable victory and hope that AZ, two points ahead of them before kick-off, failed to claim maximum plunder at Group G winners Metalist. Michael Liendl and Nacer Barazite were on target for Austria in the second half but the hosts came up four goals short.

Austria started in a positive fashion but it was the visitors who had the first meaningful attempt of the match, Daniel Andersson's shot from distance stinging the palms of Heinz Lindner. Tidy and comfortable in possession, the hosts began to dominate and almost forged ahead inside 20 minutes but Roland Linz was unable to get decisive contact on Zlatko Junuzović's cross-shot.

Moments later, Linz's deflected effort had Johan Dahlin scrambling but with neither side able to find an incisive pass in the final third it remained goalless at the break. Austria improved in the second half and it did not take long for Linz to bring the best out of Dahlin. The Austrian international headed Florien Klein's cross towards goal only for Dahlin to save instinctively.

Finally, Karl Daxbacher's side got the goal their second-half display deserved. Liendl collected the loose ball on the edge of the penalty area and fired in a low shot which deflected off Mathias Ranégie for Austria's 300th goal in UEFA competition. Nacer Barazite doubled the advantage ten minutes from time, latching onto Junuzović's delightful flick and finishing between Dahlin's legs.

Last updated: 17/12/11 0.07CET

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Lineups

austria wien

Austria Wien

malmö

Malmö

13
LindnerHeinz Lindner (GK)
27
DahlinJohan Dahlin (GK)
5
WallnerManuel Wallner
2
VinzentsUlrich Vinzents
7
KleinFlorian Klein
4
AnderssonDaniel Andersson (C)
Substitution79
9
LinzRoland Linz (C)
Substitution78
6
HalstiMarkus Halsti
16
JunuzovicZlatko Junuzovic
Substitution88
7
LarssonDaniel Larsson
Substitution79
17
MaderFlorian Mader
10
HamadJiloan Hamad
Yellow Card37
18
LiendlMichael Liendl
Goal62
11
AubynnJeffrey Aubynn
20
GorgonAlexander Gorgon
13
RanégieMathias Ranégie
24
MallyRemo Mally
15
JanssonPontus Jansson
29
SuttnerMarkus Suttner
20
RicardinhoRicardinho
39
BaraziteNacer Barazite
Goal80
Substitution82
21
DurmazJimmy Durmaz

Substitutes

46
KrellStefan Krell (GK)
30
ForsénSimon Forsén (GK)
6
HlinkaPeter Hlinka
5
MutavdžićMiljan Mutavdžić
Substitution79
Substitution85
10
A. GrünwaldAlexander Grünwald
Substitution78
14
AlbornozMiiko Albornoz
Substitution85
11
JunTomáš Jun
Substitution82
23
MalmTobias Malm
19
StankovicMarko Stankovic
Substitution88
26
KroonSimon Kroon
27
DilaverEmir Dilaver
28
NilssonAlex Nilsson
Substitution79
30
KochFabian Koch
33
HelanderFilip Helander

Coach

Karl Daxbacher (AUT) Rikard Norling (SWE)

Referee

Antti Munukka (FIN)

Assistant referees

Matti Heininen (FIN), Jan-Peter Aravirta (FIN)

Fourth official

Petteri Kari (FIN)

Additional assistant referees

Mattias Gestranius (FIN), Dennis Antamo (FIN)

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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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